Episode 52: Totally Cool

Last week Paul Brians gave us the history and variety of uses for the word hot. This week it’s cool’s turn.

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Gwendolyn Brooks discusses and reads “The Pool Players, Seven at the Golden Shovel”

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Episode 51: Le Podcast Hot

We start this week with a rundown of Prince Charles’ recent comment about Twitter as a mortal threat, then bid farewell to summer with a discussion of the word hot.

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Ann Miller sings “Too Darn Hot” by Cole Porter
Julie Andrews sings “Le Jazz Hot” from Victor/Victoria
Ella Fitzgerald sings “Too Darn Hot”